Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
everywhere, but the investigation is ongoing into a popular energy drink. >>> no high marks. the new fitness report for schoolchildren. how does it brew such great coffee? well, inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. protesters upset with tuition increases block the regents meeting today. students played music and stood in traffic at 16th street near the ucsf mission bay campus. the regents asked the state for $276 million so that it won't have to raise tuition next year. governor brown says that's unrealistic even with prop 30, which raised taxes to prevent deeper education cuts. students say it's time for an end to cuts and hikes. a spokesperson for the regents say prop 30 fund will help stabilize the system but they still lost $900 million in state funding over the last four years. >>> more education news for you now. bay area nonprofit that helps low income students get into college is planning a major expansion in san francisco. college track will double the number of high school students they s
Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
the gulf of mexico. the fire sent 11 people to the hospital. the rig is owned by black elk energy, an independent oil and gas company haeadquartered in houston. it was using a blowtorch to cut an oil line. the explosion in 2010 that happened, this rig was not producing oil so it wasn't producing a leak. jessica, raj. >> thank you very much, janelle. >>> well, a brazen flight under the golden gate bridge. in a joint investigation by nbc bay area and knbc, we bring you video of that flight and what it might say about the california national guard. >> but the real tension comes from inside the guard where members are fed up and are now speaking out. yesterday we exposed allegations of racism. tonight more questionable actions involving one of the most famous landmarks in the world, the golden gate. >> tony joins us now. a lot of questions about that flight. >> many questions, jessica. some say it was reckless and risky. a decision made in less than ideal conditions, but it's what happened after the flight that members of the guard say exposes the real problem. >> reporter: it's exclu
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
countries for oil. the international energy agency said america's widespread adoption of fracking, hydraulic fracturing, and drilling has made oil reserves much more accessible. overseas the civil war in syria escalating to another dangerous level today. the israeli military fired today at syrian artillery units after stray shells ended up on their side of the border in golan heights. israel doesn't believe it was targeted just spillover from the sill war but warns it will respond. the spillover is happening in turkey, syria's neighbor to the north. the syrian opposition appointed a new leader today to try and topple president al asad's regime. and more fallout after possibly the biggest scandal at the bbc. two senior exec it tiffs stepped down after the broadcasting company's top leader resigned. accused of covering up the sex abuse story of a star. the person is believed to have sexually abused children during his 40-year career. the tv station wrongly accused a top politician of child abuse. the broadcasting giant is now facing a major overhaul. jessica? >> thank you very much,
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
federal officials on renewable energy, state parks and fire suppression. he will take over after state investigators found park administrators had hidden more than $50 million. jackson will earn just more than $150,000 annually as the park's director. >>> let's bring in our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. yesterday at the safeway across from at&t park. today at the safeway in san jose. >> and a cheer squad. >> we've got a lot going on back behind me. you can hear them doing their cheer. it's all about stopping hunger here tonight and for the next couple of weeks here. as we partner up with safeway and our annual holiday food drive. you can come out to your local safeway store. you can see our lovely maulings are holding these bags that are how much, you guys? >> $10! >> that's it, $10. that can go a long way to help out your neighbors in need. this school, brandon high, is one of the strongest schools when it comes to help supporting the bay area. i want to bring in mr. solburg and you were one of the most popular teachers at brandon high. >> don't believe them. >> it seems like you'